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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Carried by a sex chromosome, especially an X chromosome. Used of genes.
  • adj. Sexually determined. Used especially of inherited traits.

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  • adj. concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular)

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